Jun 13 2017

Shelby Statement on Rules Committee Clarification

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, today made the following statement:

“The Rules Committee has made no changes to the existing rules governing press coverage on the Senate side of the Capitol complex. The Committee has been working with the various galleries to ensure compliance with existing rules in an effort to help provide a safe environment for Members of Congress, the press corps, staff, and constituents as they travel from Senate offices to the Capitol. Once again, no additional restrictions have been put in place by the Rules Committee.”